The journals and letters of Charles Obins Torlesse concerning the foundation of the Canterbury Settlement in New Zealand 1848 to 1851. As a surveyor, Torlesse had experience of the events, personalities and controversies that preceeded the arrival of the first four ships in Lyttelton. 1st edition, one of a limited edition of 750 copies.
Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1958. Hardback with dust-jacket. 238 Pages. SECONDHAND